This term we have based our English lesson around our topic book, ‘Hummingbird’ by Nicola Davies. We have tried our hand at various activities such as researching, freeze frames, writing diary entries as well as our own open and closed questions all about hummingbirds. Over the term, we have looked at headings and sub-headings which we have used in our science double-page spreads as well in our fact files about hummingbirds. We also experienced some poetry this term. We listened to and read the poem 'Hummingbird' by Guyana poet, Grace Nichols. We then had a go at writing our hummingbird poem in the style of the poet. Below is a selection of pictures from our English lessons throughout term 1.
Every night for 10 minutes, Mr Chaloner asks the children to read their school book which they have got from the library.